Grateful clients are the best reward for Nelson, who strongly believes that everyone deserves compassion and a lawyer to fight for them. Known for his nurturing approach to clients and exceptional attention to detail, he has been practicing law in Philadelphia for nearly 30 years. Nelson joined the firm in 2017.
An extremely skilled trial attorney, his work has resulted in six and seven figure settlements for individuals harmed by defective products and negligence. Nelson began his career as a Law Clerk to the late Honorable Eugene Gelfand of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Today his practice is focused on motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, and products liability.
A journalism major, Nelson graduated magna cum laude from Temple University and was elected to the National Journalism Honor Society. He then earned his law degree from Temple in 1987 and is rated a AV preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.
Nelson is an active member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations, and the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations. His pro bono service includes extensive work with the indigent community.
Nelson lives in Center City Philadelphia and enjoys running on Kelly Drive.
- United States District Court for the Eastern Division of Pennsylvania
Professional Membership Affiliations
- Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- Editorial Board of the Verdict, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Monthly Newsletter
- Louis D. Brandeis Law Society